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Social Engineering Explained

Why should you choose Social Engineering Explained?

Fraudsters use social engineering to manipulate or deceive people into revealing confidential information or taking actions, such as allowing them to access secure systems. Social engineering exploits human psychology rather than systems or technology - which is why understanding how and why it works is crucial to stopping it. 

 

What will you learn?

You'll learn about the nature of social engineering and how and why it works, as well as the wider context of the digital fraud threat. You'll look at the techniques and motivations used by the perpetrators, and the specific terminology applied. You'll explore how to educate staff and implement a strategy to fight the threat, and learn how to fortify your own personal security online.

What skills will you gain?

You will be able to:

Who should attend this course?

Anyone can be a target for social engineering, and knowing as much about the threat as possible can help them stop becoming a victim.  If you work in an environment where you and/or your team could be targeted for your access to systems and data, or if you are responsible for or have an interest in preventing fraud, financial and economic crime in your organisation, then this course is for you. 

 

Who is the trainer?

Mark Johnson is a Chartered IT Professional, cyber security expert and published author. His career has taken him from military officer, to drug enforcement agent, to global head of network fraud and security. He now runs The Risk Management Group, working with a range of global entities concerned relating to risk and security, including the City of London Police, the International Compliance Association and the MIS Training Institute.

 

Course information and booking

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